Q: Is there any use for Oracle database port installation under
Linux compat root ?
ady at freebsd.ady.ro
Wed Oct 29 17:25:54 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Scott T. Hildreth
<shildret at scotth.emsphone.com> wrote:
>> Actually I was hoping for some feedback from people effectively using
>> Oracle[XE] on FreeBSD. Anyone ?
> Sorry, I haven't read through the whole thread. I am not exactly sure
> what you are looking for, so I will just let you know how I run Oracle
> on FreeBSD. I haven't run an install since 8.x.x, since they went to
> the Java installer. I could never get it to stop locking up. So I
> copied a 9.2 directory from one of our linux servers. We install in
> the standard /u01/app/oracle/product/, I put the directory structure
> in /usr and created a /u01 link. The oracle user on my system does
> have the linux bash as its default shell, I only use this userid for
> running CreateDBs. Everything works great running with my standard
> userid and I also install gqlplus & sqldeveloper (very useful). I have
> a start up script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d, which starts up the listener
> and the db. I haven't had a need to upgrade to 10.x, but I am going
> to soon. Hope this isn't completely useless info for you. :-)
Yes, it helps. So I will keep the option to offer a Linux Bash shell
for the oracle user.
Question is whether I should make it default the Linux bash shell or
a FreeBSD shell ?
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